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Afghanistan v Papua New Guinea, ICC Intercontinental Cup, Sharjah

Afghanistan overturn deficit for 201-run win

Nov 24, 2015: Afghanistan completed a stunning comeback win as they overcame a 151-run first-innings deficit to thrash Papua New Guinea by 201 runs in Sharjah

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Intercontinental cup 2015-17

Eyes on Tests as major Associates begin Intercontinental Cup campaign

Jun 1, 2015: Ireland, UAE, Afghanistan and Scotland are set to kick off their respective campaigns to attain Test status by 2018 with their first round of ICC Intercontinental Cup matches

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Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin

Mahela, Thisara douse Afghanistan hopes

Feb 22, 2015: Afghanistan glimpsed the greatest victory of their short international history before Sri Lanka dragged themselves over the line in Dunedin by four wickets with 10 balls to spare - and the finish was tenser than that suggests

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

Afg v Ban, Group A, Canberra

This is how good the World Cup could be

Feb 18, 2015: Hamid's headband, Shapoor's distance sprint to the wicket, and Mirwais' shining scalp provided examples of the glories of an inclusive global tournament

Andy Zaltzman

UAE v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Dubai

UAE top order guns down 249

Nov 28, 2014: UAE's top three batsmen all raised half-centuries, helping the hosts to a five-wicket victory against Afghanistan in Dubai

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Afghanistan in Zimbabwe 2014

Stanikzai returns for Zimbabwe tour

Jul 11, 2014: Batsman Asghar Stanikzai and wicketkeeper Shafiqullah have both been named in Afghanistan's ODI squad for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe

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Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Stanikzai and Shenwari engineer expert escape

Mar 1, 2014: Afghanistan's dramatic sixth-wicket partnership, particularly Asghar Stanikzai's innings, was a window into the mentality of Associate cricketers; the concept of going for broke against a top side is no longer considered the only route to success

Mohammad Isam in Fatullah

Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Cricket will grow even more now - Stanikzai

Mar 1, 2014: Asghar Stanikzai believes that Afghanistan's win against Bangladesh will help cricket grow in their country

Mohammad Isam in Fatullah

Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Bangladesh's first-encounter blues, Afghan's first

Mar 1, 2014: Stats highlights from Afghanistan's landmark win against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, in Fatullah

Shiva Jayaraman

Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Afghanistan pull off landmark upset

Mar 1, 2014: Playing in the Asia Cup for the first time, Afghanistan not only defeated Bangladesh, the Test-playing hosts, they almost managed to sneak out a bonus point too

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

Nam v Afg, Intercontinental Cup, Windhoek, 2nd day

Afghanistan build lead courtesy Stanikzai ton

Aug 5, 2013: Asghar Stanikzai scored an unbeaten 127 to take Afghanistan to 345 for 8, and build a lead of 155 against Namibia

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Afghanistan v West Indies, World Twenty20 warm-ups

Gayle, bowlers give West Indies win

Sep 17, 2012: West Indies opener Chris Gayle scored an unbeaten 65 to take his side to a comfortable eight-wicket win against Afghanistan in Colombo

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Afghanistan v Australia, only ODI, Sharjah

Australia secure win despite Stanikzai heroics

Aug 25, 2012: Asghar Stanikzai and Mohammad Nabi played spirited innings but four wickets for Mitchell Starc helped ensure victory for Australia

The Report by Alex Malcolm

Ireland v Afghanistan, Intercontinental Cup, Dublin, 4th day

Scrappy Afghanistan secure draw

Jul 12, 2012: The Ireland-Afghanistan Intercontinental Cup match in Dublin, which lost two days to rain, ended in a draw

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Afghanistan v Netherlands, Intercontinental Cup, Sharjah, 2nd day

Netherlands close in on win

Apr 3, 2012: After 16 wickets fell on the second day, Netherlands ended firmly in the driver's seat and will look to wrap up the match early on the third day

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Asian Games 2010, final, Guangzhou

Bangladesh get first-ever Asian Games gold

Nov 26, 2010: Bangladesh's cricketers won their country's first-ever gold medal in the Asian Games by beating Afghanistan in a thrilling final in Guangzhou

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Kenya v Afghanistan, 2nd ODI, Nairobi

All-round Afghanistan level series

Oct 9, 2010: Afghanistan's bowlers put up another spirited display to dismiss Kenya cheaply in the second ODI in Nairobi, and the batsman didn't let them down in the chase

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Scotland v Afghanistan, Intercontinental Cup, Ayr, 1st day

Stanikzai leads Afghanistan's dominance

Aug 11, 2010: Afghanistan's batsmen dominated Scotland after being inserted on the first day of the Intercontinental Cup fixture in Ayr

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ICC World Cricket League Division One, 7th day

Afghanistan secure third place

Jul 10, 2010: Half-centuries from Mohammad Shahzad and Asghar Stanikzai helped Afghanistan secure a comfortable five-wicket victory in the third-place play-off against Netherlands in Rotterdam

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Afghanistan v Ireland, World T20 warm-up

Afghanistan display their intentions

Apr 28, 2010: Afghanistan showed no signs of nerves on the eve of their big-stage debut, as they surged to an impressive five-wicket victory over Ireland with three balls to spare

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